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Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: Stout
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland

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common

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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Belhaven Black Scottish Stout really is something completely different. Bursting with roast coffee and chocolate flavours, this is a truly genuine and premium pint. Brewed using pure Scottish water and a unique blend of Scottish triple malts sourced from the finest locally grown barley.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2013

Can 500ml. (Nitro).

Clear dark brown - orange amber colour with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, roasted, dark malt, vanilla notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration, dark roasted, roasted, sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130216]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
50 cL can. Pours clear and golden deep amber with a small off white head. Aroma is toasted malty and breadish. Light liqourice. Flat malty. Smooth creamy and dark roasted malty. Liqourice and dark malty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29208) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2013
Can. A red-brown beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt and bread. The flavor is roasted malt, bread, and a bit of wood, leading to a dry roasted finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Nitro can 50 cl. Courtesy of saxo. Pours an orangey brown with a small beige head. Subtle roasty nose. Thin body, lightly roasty with a touch of vanilla. No real bitterness. Really thin. 160213

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (20640) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2013
Can at Ungstrup. Dark brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Light roasted aroma of caramel with notes of bread and burnt notes. Light roasted flavour of caramel and bread. Light roasted finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20274) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2012
Cask@GBBF2012. Deep amber colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is nutty, some roasted malts, liquorice and mild fruityness. Flavour is fruity, liquorice like, mild floral and some earthyness. Also mild ashes in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 25, 2013
Draught in Pazzeria, Milan, carbo-nitro
Black color with creamy beige head. Nice aroma, some roasted malt, caramel, fudge. Low carbonation; Mild flavor of dark malts, not too dry, and moderate chocolate; ordinary bitterness. Light final, because of the nitro.
Ordinary.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14175) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2012
Keg at cloisters in blind tasting with black Isle Porter... deep red brown ... thick creamy tan head ... wow looks almost identical but a little better looking head ... soft creamy malt .. light metalic hop nose ... little too cold ... soft otffe roast ... light metalic hop ... but very light ... soft creamy malts

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Can @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, notes of coffee, notes of licorice and hops.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (13802) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ The 4th Annual Fastelavns-Smagning Ulfborg, 2013. Pours dark ruby brown with a creamy head. Very thin body. Vague roast, coffee and caramel.


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